Travel Blogs from Bishop
... this is quite seedy. We checked in after getting a upgrade in the Cosmopolitan Hotel (this marriage lark definitely pays off). The room was seriously out of this world and our balcony overlooked the Bellagio fountains and Caesars Palace as well as the rest of the Southern strip. Vegas is like one huge adult playground where food, gambling, drinking, shopping and clubbing is available 24/7, the sky's the limit here. We spent 4 nights in Vegas and ...
... Tioga Pass is being shut as 6!!!! We were lucky to get through.....we knew before we left that there might have been snow but to miss it by a few hours was lucky!! Lets hope the luck holds for Vegas!!!!!! After lunch we head towards Bishop, it doesn't take much more than an hour before we're there and we decide to stop here for the night.....accommodation allowing! We only have to ask at 1 motel tonight and the price is good so here we are at Motel ...
... go home instead.
On top of that, while my Dad was walking to the campsite, he tripped on a rock out of exhaustion and cut his leg on his shin. It wasn't a cut that required stitches, but some skin had been stripped off his leg in a couple places. We brought a first aid kit. So I took a wound wipe and cleaned the areas, then put one of those large square bandages on it.
I also noticed that I was starting to get my period. I wasn't sure if I wanted to just go home. I ...
My feet are hurting, and I'm dehydrated as we climbed down for hours. Cutback after cutback, loosing all the altitude I had gained that morning. Things started to get interesting real quick though, when I came up to Caleb holding a lunch box and saying " dude this fell out of the sky".
Of course i didn't believe him at first, but then I saw the popped ballon and parachute attached and became dumb founded.
The story ...
... really was an idyllic spot, looking out over the forest, with our own campfire, and no one else in view, and emaculately clean. We donned hiking boots immediately and set off into the forest along a trail, hoping to find the famous "General Grant tree". Sure enough, 30 mins later we were entering the area as all the day tourists were leaving, so we had this amazing trail around the massive sequoias to ourselves! We had loads of fun creeping in and ...
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